L3 Technologies Assembler in Grand Rapids, Michigan




L3 Aviation Products

About L3 Technologies

L3 Technologies is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.

About L3 Aviation Products Division

L3 Aviation Products Division is a provider of general aviation, commercial and military avionics. L3 Aviation Products manufactures a diverse line of safety-and efficiency-enhancing products for next generation requirements, including transponders, ADS-b systems, configurable voice and data recorders, collision avoidance systems, navigation products, display systems and processors.

L3 Aviation Products also offers aftermarket services, including MRO and integrated performance-based logistics for military and commercial systems. Primary business unit sites are Alpharetta, GA; Grand Rapids, MI; and Sarasota, FL. This position is based in Grand Rapids, MI.

L3 Aviation Products, Grand Rapids, MI

Located on 52ndStreet SE, the L3 Aviation Products Grand Rapids operation is in proximity to outdoor activities, lakes, and acres of spectacular parkland and amazing shopping!

The Grand Rapids operation is a manufacturing and production business within L3 Technologies and a leading provider of general and business aviation cockpit avionic systems and standbys with unsurpassed performance, quality and customer support. Notable of our systems is the Lynx® NGT-9000 ADS-B and transponder.

We are deeply experienced problem-solvers renowned for state-of-the-art solutions that deliver leading capabilities, reliability, and performance that enable and enhance the flying experience.

The Role

Assembles electronic components, subassemblies, products or systems by performing any or all of the following duties, depending on assignment. The individual in this position has the responsibility and the authority to carry out assigned tasks.

  • Reads work orders, follows production drawings, process instruction sheets, and sample assemblies or receives verbal instructions regarding assembly.

  • Performs basic assembly or rework functions that include but are not limited to attaching mechanical and electrical components; wiring harnesses, soldering connections, and intermediate assembly tasks, such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, curing, stamping, etching, impregnating and color coding parts and assemblies. May involve use of manual and semiautomatic assembly machines, tools and measuring devices.

  • Disassembles product to any level and effectively performs rework/repair activity to achieve acceptable function, configuration, or airworthiness condition

  • Perform material control functions, including picking components off stockroom shelf into work order kits, picking material into KanBan kits, applying material control identification, inventory counting and control, inventory requisition transactions using ERP system

  • Perform serialization and product ID labeling,

  • Perform operation of semi-automatic component insertion circuit card assembly machine, including download of software control files from intranet into local PC, setup and operation of the station

  • Perform hand soldering of through hole components to the specifications standards of IPC-A-610B, and able to retain continual certification to perform such activities

  • Perform hand soldering of surface mount components to the specification standards of ICP-A-610B, and able to retain continual certification to perform such activities as required by assigned department

  • Perform dimensional and visual acceptance inspection of all assigned products, including mechanical, electronic, subassembly and final assembly levels to IPC-A-610B and L-3’s ISO SOP and WI standards documents, and able to retain continual certification to perform such activities

  • Perform activities associated with masking, application of spray coatings, and demasking of electronic circuit card assemblies, requiring the proper use of respirator gear and spray equipment

  • Performs job duties in accordance with approved procedures established in support of Sarbanes-Oxley regulations


Skills and Knowledge

  • High school Diploma or GED;

  • Basic computer application and file structure navigation skills.

  • Minimum of 1 year related experience in electronics assembly, electronics technology, or as electronics technician required; advanced or additional electronics certification and/or experience preferred.”

  • Certify and retain all appropriate skills training certifications for related product acceptance stamp and/or job duties per SOPs 1811Q and 1211Q and as required by the Director of Quality.

More About L3Aviation Products Division

Growth. Operational excellence. Talent and teamwork. The highest ethical standards.

These pillars define L3 Aviation Products and our legacy of advanced next-generation avionics solutions ( Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems), Cockpit and Data Recorders, Standby Systems for general aviation, and Advanced Display Systems and Global Support Services for several markets (general and business aviation, commercial and military aircraft, and helicopters).

Our years of experience and comprehensive product significantly benefit our customers. We draw on these collective strengths and approach every need from multiple perspectives and with an array of solutions.

With every product and service, we provide, L3 Aviation Products customers can expect a single-minded commitment to the right solutions, delivering unsurpassed quality, value and reliability.

L3’s proudest accomplishment has been earning the industry’s trust, and we work without compromise to be worthy of the trust each day.

L3 is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity. L3 maintains a drug free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

Job Assembly

Primary Location USA-Michigan-Grand Rapids

US Security Clearance Required: None

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: No

Organization: Division - Avionics Systems-20000029

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Oct 4, 2018, 9:40:31 AM

Req ID: 102422